Jefferson Davis: The Man and His Hour

By: Davis, William C.

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First edition. No jacket. A few very faint stains on page ridge. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xv, 784 pp. Drawing on many new sources, distinguished Civil War scholar William C. Davis here delves into the life of one of the most controversial public figures of the nineteenth century. He vividly details Davis' childhood in Mississippi, his military experience at West Point and on the western frontier, his brilliant record in the Mexican War, his stint as a hardworking secretary of war under Franklin Pierce, and his career as an impassioned defender of slavery in the Senate, closely examining the development and expression of Davis' values, attitudes, and personality throughout this time.

Title: Jefferson Davis: The Man and His Hour

Author: Davis, William C.

Categories: Modern First Editions, American, American Presidents,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: HarperCollins: 1991

ISBN Number: 0060167068

ISBN Number 13: 9780060167066

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

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